The Bond University Sustainable Healthcare Awards and Colloquium were developed with the purpose of promoting and raising awareness of best practice in high value health care and recognising the achievements of those in the community who are advocates and pioneers in this area.
Sustainable Healthcare aims to improve health outcomes while using resources wisely. Sustainable health interventions should be evidence-based, effective, minimise waste, affordable and able to be implemented in the long term without accumulating adverse consequences for society or individuals.
Call for submissions
In 2019, the Sustainable Healthcare Awards and Colloquium will include a day time session beginning at 1pm, featuring international key note speakers Vinay Prasad and John Brodersen, as well as interactive forums and discussion panels based around overdiagnosis, overtreatment and the sustainability of healthcare. The Sustainable Healthcare Awards will then begin from 5.30pm.
Guests can choose to attend the day, night or both sessions
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- Health Literacy Award – for increasing public understanding of sustainable health
- Practice Award – for sustainable health intervention that is being implemented
- Research Award – for increasing understanding of causes or interventions for sustainable health
- Educational Award – for increasing understanding in students of sustainable health
- Policy Award – for driving improvements at regional or national level
All nominees and award winners will be recognised at the event for their contribution to Sustainable Health Care, and winners will be given the opportunity to speak about their submission to the wider audience.
Award category prize
Thanks to the support of our sponsors, each award category winner will receive a $5,000 bursary to use towards their sustainable healthcare project.
John Brodersen is general practitioner with over ten years’ experience in clinical practice. Dr Brodersen has a PhD in public health and psychometrics and works as a professor in the area of prevention, medical screening, overdiagnosis, over medicalisation, evidence-based medicine and multi-morbidity at the Centre of Research and Education in General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen & at the Primary Health Care Research Unit, Region New Zealand.
His research is focused on the balance between benefits and harms of medical prevention, diagnostic test accuracy, informed consent and what the psychosocial consequences are for healthy people when they are over medicalised.
Vinay K. Prasad
Vinay K. Prasad MD MPH is a hematologist-oncologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. He is assistant program director of the Hematology Oncology Fellowship Program. He also holds appointments in the Division of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and as a Senior Scholar in the Center for Health Care Ethics. He is nationally known for research on cancer drugs, health policy, and evidence-based medicine.